On 10-11 November 2023, Prof. Kshitish K Acharya interacted with students and teachers at an inter-school science fest [ “ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಹ(ಅ)ಬ್ಬ(ಬ್ಬಾ)!!” ] at Amrita, Gartikere (near Shivamogga), organized by an association of government schoolteachers of Amrita and HS Ganesh Murthy Shikshana Prathishthana. The discussion topics included ‘Scientific temper for public’ (students) and ‘Challenges in science education’ (teachers). The event received media coverage.